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Hollande's approval rating creeps upwards

23.12.13 @ 08:55


French President Francois Hollande's approval rating rose slightly in December to 22 percent, a poll for the JDD weekly newspaper showed Sunday. The two-percentage-point rise on November was the first rise since August. The rating remains well below former President Nicolas Sarkozy at the same period in his 2007-2012 presidency.


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